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Walker impresses early as NU’s newest point guard

Walker impresses early as NU’s newest point guard

Spencer Dee, news correspondent

January 22, 2020

From JJ Barea to T.J. Williams and Vasa Pusica, Northeastern has had a rich history of talented point guards over the past 15 years. The next chapter in that history has emerged this year in the form of freshman Tyson Walker.  “Part of our recruiting pitch to Tyson was that he could be the next guy in ...

Women’s basketball climbs CAA standings with successful weekend

Women’s basketball climbs CAA standings with successful weekend

Niyati Parikh, news correspondent

January 21, 2020

The Northeastern women’s basketball team had a sweep this weekend, winning against Elon University 68-65 in OT Friday and against the College of William & Mary 61-55 Sunday.  Northeastern vs Elon University Sophomore forward Alexis Hill’s double-double of 17 points and 16 rebounds helped edg...

No. 12 men’s hockey falls to UConn in overtime battle

No. 12 men’s hockey falls to UConn in overtime battle

George Barker, sports editor

January 18, 2020

UConn took down No. 12 Northeastern men’s hockey in a physical overtime bout this evening, preventing NU from picking up the season series sweep.  “They work hard and they've got some skilled forwards. Their goalie played well and they’re well coached,” said NU head coach Jim Madigan. ...

Fourth straight shutout for No. 3 women’s hockey

Fourth straight shutout for No. 3 women’s hockey

George Barker, sports editor

January 18, 2020

No. 3 Northeastern women’s hockey continued their stretch of strong play, getting their fourth shutout in a row and second over UConn in two games as they defeated the opposing Huskies 3-0.  It would be difficult to overstate just how impressive this recent stretch of Husky hockey has been. In t...

Philips gets third straight shutout as women’s hockey trounces UConn

Philips gets third straight shutout as women’s hockey trounces UConn

George Barker, sports editor

January 17, 2020

Northeastern women’s hockey picked up another decisive win tonight, knocking off the visiting UConn Huskies 4-0 as NU’s depth shined.  Gwyneth Philips, Northeastern’s (18-3-1, 15-2-0 HEA) backup goalie, got her third start of her freshman season and impressed again. Philips didn’t allow a g...

Bolden Brace reaches 1,000 points in Hofstra loss

Bolden Brace reaches 1,000 points in Hofstra loss

Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor

January 15, 2020

Senior guard Bolden Brace reached 1,000 points, the 39th player in program history to do so, during Thursday’s close loss against Hofstra, 74-72. Despite Brace’s 18 points and 10 rebounds and senior guard Jordan Roland’s eight three-pointers, second-best in NU history, the Huskies were unab...

Women’s basketball splits weekend away games against Drexel and Delaware

Women’s basketball splits weekend away games against Drexel and Delaware

Niyati Parikh, news correspondent

January 14, 2020

The Northeastern women’s basketball team split its away games this past weekend, losing to Drexel University 41-50 on Friday and winning against the University of Delaware 72-62 on Sunday.  Northeastern vs. Drexel University Sophomore forward Alexis Hill’s first career double-double (15 points and 10 re...

Defense and goaltending shine as No. 3 women’s hockey downs BC

Defense and goaltending shine as No. 3 women’s hockey downs BC

George Barker, sports editor

January 12, 2020

Northeastern women’s hockey continued its domination of Boston College Sunday afternoon, as Aerin Frankel and the Huskies’ penalty kill shined in a 3-0 win. “We battled, the goals didn’t come as easily as Friday. We had to grind it out a little bit, got a little bit of penalty trouble,” ...

No. 3 Women’s hockey dominates BC, asserts top spot in Hockey East

No. 3 Women’s hockey dominates BC, asserts top spot in Hockey East

George Barker, sports editor

January 10, 2020

Northeastern and Boston College have hovered near one another at the top of Hockey East for much of the 2019-20 season. But today, by virtue of a strong 6-0 victory over the Eagles on BC’s home ice, NU women’s hockey stands five points ahead of BC in the standings despite playing two less games ...

No. 11 Men’s hockey stretches win streak to three games

No. 11 Men’s hockey stretches win streak to three games

George Barker, sports editor

January 7, 2020

The Northeastern men’s hockey team, which has now won eight of its last nine games, took down the Bentley Falcons last night, 4-2. The Huskies (13-5-2, 7-4-1 HEA) have been putting on an offensive show as of late, and haven’t failed to reach three goals since a Nov. 15th game against Providence....

Women’s basketball opens conference play with 74-51 win over Hofstra

Women’s basketball opens conference play with 74-51 win over Hofstra

Niyati Parikh, news correspondent

January 7, 2020

After the Northeastern women’s basketball team ended their 2019 calendar year with a tough loss to Boston University, they opened up their CAA play of the season with a win against the Hofstra Pride Sunday, 74-51.  This was the first game of conference play for either team. Last season, Hofstr...

Northeastern falls to BU for the second time in 7 years, ending win streak

Northeastern falls to BU for the second time in 7 years, ending win streak

Niyati Parikh, news correspondent

December 30, 2019

Defense has continuously been the Northeastern women’s basketball team’s forte this season, but they fell short Sunday as they lost to Boston University, 72-56.